Good morning! I hope you had a nice weekend! I went and saw Maria Bello at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books and she was fantastic.
I also met a super sweet AE reader there named Kris! Thanks for saying hello and reading the site every day.
Another AE reader named Danielle sent us this new video she’s a part of where participants talk about family, and come out at the end.
Speaking of LGBT Ireland (if you couldn’t tell from the accents above), here’s another heartwrenching video promoting equality. This one’s from out Senator Katherine Zappone.
Gillian Anderson is working on a self-help book for all women. I already know all women should read it.
Jane Lynch is performing a stage show called See Jane Sing at the Wallis Annenberg Center in Beverly Hills on May 1.
NYMag writes about ButchBaby, the maternity clothing line for genderqueer parents.
Congrats to this adorable couple in Tokyo who held a marriage ceremony and simultaneously called for same-sex marriage to become legalized in Japan.
Feel like getting mad today? Read a piece from a guy who says he’s a “lesbian inside” but doesn’t believe in LGBTQ rights.
Brandy Clark performed with Lady Antebellum at ACM Presents: Superstar Duets over the weekend. (She also got a shoutout on Nashville this week!)
Republican Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker attended his lesbian cousin’s wedding reception last summer but still believes marriage is for a man and a woman. RETURN HIS GIFT!
Out Cubs co-owner and activist Laura Ricketts talked about all kinds of things with NYMag. Highly suggested reading!
Thew new trailer for Dope gives us a better glimpse at Kiersey Clemons‘ lesbian character.
Lesbian surf camp looks so awesome!
Today in Lesbianish TV: The Ellen DeGeneres Show Good Morning America (ABC 7 a.m.) White Collar marathon (Universal HD 10 a.m., 2 a.m.) Buffy “Anne” (Pivot 10 a.m.) (rerun) Pariah (HBO Zone 10:10 a.m.) Doctor Who “The Name of the Doctor” (BBC America 11 a.m.) (rerun) Grey’s Anatomy marathon (Lifetime 1 p.m.) The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.) Secrets of a Restaurant Chef (Food Network 2 p.m.) (rerun) Love It Or List It “Room for a Family” (HGTV 3 p.m.) (rerun) Friends “The One With Phoebe’s Rats” (TBS 4 p.m.) (rerun) Tammy (HBO Comedy 4:45 p.m.) V for Vendetta (AMAX 5:45 p.m.) Call the Midwife (PBS) 2 Broke Girls “And the Taste Test” (CBS 8 p.m.) Gotham “Under the Knife” (Fox 8 p.m.) The Best Thing I Ever Ate “Sliced” (Cooking Channel 8:30 p.m.) – With Cat Cora (rerun) The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.) Jane the Virgin “Chapter Nineteen” (CW 9 p.m.) Cucumber & Banana (Logo 10 p.m.) Archer “Blood Test”/”Pipeline Fever” (Comedy Central 10 p.m./10:30 p.m.) (rerun) The Returned “Rowan” (A&E 10:01 p.m.) Knock Knock, It’s Tig Notaro (Showtime 11:30 p.m., Showcase 6:45 a.m.) Friends “The One With Rachel’s Big Kiss” (TV Land 12:40 a.m.) (rerun) Catfish: The TV Show “Whitney & Bre”/”Miranda & Cameryn” (MTV 1:04 a.m./2:04 a.m.) (rerun) Younger “IRL”/”The Exes” (TV Land 1:20 a.m./2 a.m.) (rerun) Rules of Engagement “100th” (WGN America 2 a.m.) (rerun) But I’m a Cheerleader (Starz Comedy 2:30 a.m.) Chef Wanted with Anne Burrell “Bono on Broadway” (Food Network 4 a.m.) (rerun) Degrassi marathon (TeenNick 4 a.m.) Newlyweds: The First Year marathon (Bravo 7:57 a.m.) Mad About You “Ovulation Day” (FXX 8 a.m.) (rerun) (Thanks Roni!)